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John D. DesJardins, Ph.D.

John D. DesJardins Hambright Distinguished Professor in Engineering Leadership
Ph.D. Bioengineering (Biomaterials Tribology Emphasis), Clemson University 2006

Research Interests
Total Joint Replacement
Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Office 501-2 Rhodes Annex
Phone 864-656-4178

The Laboratory of Orthopaedic Design and Engineering

Designing Future Orthopaedic Implants

Total-Joint-Replacement Design
Kinematic and kinetic performance
Biomaterials tribology, friction, and wear
Knee-joint anatomy and function

Translational Orthopaedic Research
Quantifying effectiveness of novel surgical techniques
Evaluating fracture-fixation design
Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Implant Retrieval Analysis
Implant design and material longevity
Designing new implant surfaces
Biomaterials surface characterization